PDP convention: Secondus reacts to win


The newly elected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has spoken for the first time after he was declared winner of the Saturday’s Chairmanship election. Secondus defeated all other aspirants to emerge as the party’s national chairman in the parity’s Saturday convention at the Eagles …

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My Suspension Is Illegal – Kashamu


The lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu has reacted to his suspension from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) describing it as illegal. The National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the PDP has earlier suspended Senator Kashamu for a period of one month. Although the PDP is yet to give …

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Gov. Wike gets second term endorsement

Political leaders, traditional rulers, various social groups of Ikwerre ethnic nationality in Rivers on Wednesday endorsed Governor Nyesom Wike for a second term in office. The endorsement was made during a visit to the Governor in Port Harcourt. Wike is also a member of the ethnic group. The President-General of …

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FG inaugurates committee for Ekwueme’s state burial

The Federal Government has inaugurated an 11-member committee for the state burial for late former vice-president Alex Ekwueme. What happened: Ekwueme had died in a London hospital while receiving treatment. The former Vice President was flown to London after President Buhari ordered his treatment abroad. Ekwueme was first admitted at an hospital …

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Okorocha Swears in Sister as Happiness Commissioner

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has sworn in his sister, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo (nee Okorocha) as the state’s Commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfillment. Ololo was among the 28 new commissioners and 27 Transition Committee Chairmen for the 27 local government councils sworn in by the governor. The governor had invited President …

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Gunmen Kidnap Senator Arise, Demand N80m Ransom


Gunmen who kidnaped a Former Senator representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Mr Ayo Arise, have demanded a ransom of N80 million before he is released. Mr Arise was kidnapped alongside his driver on Sunday evening along the Okene-Abuja highway while returning to Abuja from Oye Ekiti, his country-home. The politician …

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IBB warns PDP ahead of national convention

Former military head of state, Ibrahim Babangida, IBB, has spoken ahead of the Saturday 9th December 2017 convention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). IBB said as founding fathers and stakeholders, there is the pressure to collectively assure Nigerians that the party has learnt bitter lessons. His statement issued on …

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Buhari Fires Back Over Atiku’s Comment On US Ban


The presidency has described former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s claims in a recent interview that for about 15 years President Muhammadu Buhari could not enter the United States on account of his religious considerations is “a fictive concoction”. This was contained in a statement issued Saturday evening by Buhari’s spokesman, …

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Kaduna fires 4,042 LG workers

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Jafaru Sani, on Tuesday, confirmed the disengagement of 4,042 local government staff across the 23 local government areas of the state. Sani told a news conference in Kaduna that the exercise was part of the ongoing restructuring of the local …

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Anambra Government warns against bush burning

The Anambra Government on Tuesday warned residents against indiscriminate bush burning, especially during the harmattan. Mr Innocent Mbonu, Deputy Director in-charge of Administration and Strategy, Anambra Fire Service, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Onitsha. Mbonu said the warning became necessary to …

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